Glenwood Canyon Ice Climbs

Kevin Cooper on the 2nd ascent of Deep Throat, Glenwood Canyon, Colorado.

Glenwood Canyon offers some great climbing opportunities. The ice climbs here tend to be longer than most in Redstone, and the approaches can be long as well. Glenwood Falls offers a variety of lines only ten minutes from the parking lot, but can quickly become dangerous in the sun. Hidden Falls is the most reliable, coming in early and staying in late. Deep Throat has only seen two recorded ascents, and can be tough to catch in the right condition. Be discreet if you cross any railroad property.

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Bulldog Creek Dog Walk (IV WI 4+)

Hayden Carpenter and Tom Bohanon recently repeated an obscure ice climb on the south side of Mt Sopris. Given a brief mention in Jack Robert’s ice guide, Bulldog Creek Walk is described as being 100 meters of WI 4. What they found was seven pitches of ice in a remote setting that makes for one […]

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